Fatal Hit-and-Run on I-95: Woman Charged with DUI
One underage woman was charged with DUI.
A Woodbridge woman has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run that occured along I-95 North just after midnight Saturday morning, according to Virginia State Police.
The incident occurred near Lorton and the 162 mile-marker.
A vehicle was stopped on the shoulder of the highway, and the male driver of that vehicle was struck and killed by a passing Hyundai Santa Fe that Carol Rood-Johnson, 19, reportedly was driving. The SUV left the scene of the incident, reported Corinne N. Geller, public relations director for the Virginia State Police. Police located the SUV in Prince Georges County, MD. Saturday morning.
Rood-Johnson, of Woodbridge, has been charged with DUI in the hit-and-run accident. Additional charges are pending and police have not released the name of the male driver who was killed.
The Virginia State Police Accident Reconstruction Team was on the scene for an extended period early Saturday morning.
Correction: An earlier version of this story connected an unrelated incident to this fatal hit-and-run.